Rhododendron x 'Dreamland' (Yakushima hybrid) (H-3)
|Description||A dense-growing evergreen shrub valued for its large trusses of showy, soft pink flowers. Prefers cooler regions, but some protection from winter wind is helpful. Wonderful for use as a container specimen, accent plant, a flowering hedge, or in mass plantings.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||Exceptional shrub for foundation planting where intense color is appreciated at high profile locations. Ideal cover up for exposed legs of deciduous shrubs. Thrives in open planting areas under high canopy shade trees.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures and shelter from drying winter winds. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.|
|Lore||Rhododendron was named and classified by Linnaeus who named it from the Greek for rose tree.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.